Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Franchise Bill Up For Passage in the House

Montgomery's franchise bill is scheduled to come before the house tomorrow. Whether it will actually come up is something known only to the gods of legislature.

But this is one bill which should not pass:

Under the heading of "5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage" we find:

HB699MONTGOMERYCOMMERCE - Creates the Competitive Cable and Video Services Act
Letting this bill become law will be a disaster for this state and particularly for its local communities. Take a look at the yesterday's analysis for an elaboration of why it will be a disaster--and for what you can do about it.

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